The Director of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Mr. Mordecai Ladan, while at a recent business forum, disclosed that the Nigerian Gas Transportation Network Code (NGTNC), an enabler that will entrench transparency, efficiency, fairness and non-discriminatory access to gas transportation networks, was already being implemented in the country, ThisDay reports.
According to him: “In recent years, government has begun the implementation of a nationwide gas infrastructure blueprint aimed at connecting all key supply sources to markets across the nation.
“Also, the Nigerian Gas Transportation Network Code, an enabler that will entrench transparency, efficiency, fairness and non-discriminatory access to gas transportation networks is being implemented.”
He noted that these interventions and other ongoing government reforms in the industry had high prospects that could boost investors’ confidence in the country’s gas sector. Ladan explained that this could provide a radical structure that will enable Nigeria consolidate on the multiplier effect of gas on her economy, strengthen her standing in the high value export and domestic markets as well as manage her gas resources for national energy security.